The Madison Living History Project is a place to share stories and images related to Madison’s history. These are snapshots of Madison neighborhoods, places, people, and events conveyed through conversations with and stories from community members.

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COVID-19 story by Ron Burford, March 17, 2021


Ron Burford shares his experience during the COVID-19 pandemic in Madison. He talks about how the early months of the pandemic affected his mental…

Kiana Beaudin


Photograph of narrator Kiana Beaudin.

COVID-19 story by Kiana Beaudin, March 5, 2021


Kiana Beaudin shares her experience as Executive Director of Health for the Ho-Chunk Nation during the COVID-19 pandemic in Madison. She talks about…